Dr. Yossi Tobol

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Personal Details:

            Date and place of birth: October 1975, Rishon Lezion, Israel

            Marital status: Married, three children

            Military service: 1994 – 1997

            Work address: School of Industrial Management,                                

                                    Jerusalem College of  Technology (JTC), 21 Havaad Haleumi,

                                    P.O.B 16031, Jerusalem, 91160.

            Home address: Yeudda Hamaccabi 30 Tel- Aviv, Israel.              

                                     Cell Tel. 972-052-5-40-6-180

            E-mail: Yossi.Tobol@biu.ac.il

 

 

Education:

            1997-2000:   B.A., Department of Economics, COM Academic Studies, Israel

            2000-2002:   M.A., Department of Agricultural Economics and Management,

                                  Hebrew University, Israel.

                                  Thesis: "Tax Reform with Taxpayers of  Different Family Size"

                                  Advisors: Prof. Shlomo Yitzhaki and Prof. Israel Finkelshtain

            2003-2006:    Ph.D., Department of Economics, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

                                  Thesis: "Three Essays on the Economics of Compliance"

                                  Advisor: Prof. Gideon Yaniv

 

Employment:

            2011-         :  Senior Lecturer, School of Industrial Management,

                                  Jerusalem College of  Technology (JTC).

            2011-         :   Senior Lecturer, Business School, Carmel Academic Center.

            2010- 2011 :  Lecturer, School of Industrial Management,

                                   Jerusalem College of  Technology (JTC).

            2012 - present: Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Department of Social 

                                     Sciences, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.  

            2007- 2010:  Lecturer, Department of Economics and Business Management,

                                  Ariel University Center of Samaria, Israel.

                                  Teaching courses: Introduction to Economics A&B, Intermediate 

                                  Microeconomics A&B, Intermediate Macroeconomics A&B, 

                                  Health Economics, Introduction to Statistics A.

            2005- 2012:  Adjunct Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences,

                       Bar-Ilan University, Israel.  

                                   Teaching courses: Introduction to Economics A&B, Intermediate

                                   Microeconomics A&B, Health Economics, Seminar in Health

                                   Economics, Crime and Welfare Economics.

            2003- 2006:   Instructor, Department of Economics and Business Management

                                  Ariel University Center of Samaria, Israel. 

                                  Teaching courses: Introduction to Economics A&B, Intermediate

                                  Microeconomics A&B, Intermediate macroeconomics A&B,

                                  Health Economics, Introduction to Statistics A.

2003-2005:    Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, Bar-Ilan

                      University (Intermediate Macroeconomics A&B).                 

            2000-2002:    Teaching Assistant, Department of Agricultural Economics and

                                  Management, Hebrew University (Intermediate Macroeconomics 

                                  A&B).  

2000-2002:   Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, COM Academic

                                  Studies (Introduction to Economics A&B, Intermediate

                                  Microeconomics A&B).

 

Academic Positions

 

2012‐     :   Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Research Fellow.

 

2010-     :   Head of Research Unit in the Department of Accounting & Information     

                   Systems and in the MBA Program, School of Industrial Management,

                   Jerusalem College of  Technology (JTC).     

 

Publications

Publications:

Chapters in books

 

  1. Political Culture and Market Structure, in Elgar’s Handbooks of Alternative Public Economics (in press, with Arkadi Koziashvili and Shmuel Nitzan).

 

 

Articles in refereed journals

 

2. Wage Discrimination as an Illegal Behavior. 2005. Economics Bulletin 10(4),           

     1- 10.

    

3. Tipping as a Strategic Investment in Service Quality: An Optimal-Control Analysis

    of Repeated Interactions in the Service Industry. 2008. Southern Economic 

    Journal 75(1), 246-260 (with Ofer H. Azar).

 

4. Should Military Uniforms Carry the Union Label?, Defence and Peace Economics.

    2009. 20(1), 11-19 (with Jonathan Lipow and Yosef Mealem).

 

5. Junk Food, Home Cooking, Physical Activity and Obesity: The Effect of the Fat

    Tax and the Thin Subsidy. Journal of Public Economics. 2009. 93(5-6), 823-830

    (with Gideon Yaniv  and Odelia Rosin).

 

6. Futile and Effective Ways to Combat Wage Discrimination. Research in Labor

    Economics. 2010. 30, 283-300 (with Yuval Shilony).

 

7. Whistleblowers as a Deterrent to Tax Evasion. Public Finance Review. 2010. 

     38(3), 306-320 (with Yosef  Mealem and Gideon Yaniv).

 

8. The Local Cost of Terror: Effects of the Second Palestinian Intifada on Jerusalem 

    House Prices. Regional Science and Urban Economics. 2010. (40), 415-426 (with 

    Yuval Arbel, Danny Ben-Shahar and Stuart Gabriel).

 

9. Monopoly vs. Competition in Light of Extraction Norms. Public Choice. 2011. 148(3), 

    561-567 (with Arkadi Koziashvili and Shmuel Nitzan).

 

10. The Correlation among Immigrant Homeownership, Objective and Subjective 

       Household Characteristics and Good Citizenship: New Evidence from the Israeli  

       Experience. Urban Studies (in press, with Yuval Arbel and Danny Ben-Shahar).

 

11. The Evolution of Secularization: Cultural Transmission, Religion and Fertility      

      Theory, Simulations and Evidence.  Journal of Population Economics (in press, 

      with Ronen Bar El, Teresa García-Muñoz and Shoshana Neuman).